Matthew W. Hill, PhD



Matthew W. Hill
ISA member since Sep 02, 2021

(949) 339-7147 (Office)

1111 East Palm Canyon Dr.

Palm Springs, CA 92264 map

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 I have a Masters and a PhD in organology, the academic study of musical instruments. I am qualified to appraise musical instruments of all kinds, from the common such as guitars and pianos, to the more unusual, such as harpsichords, bagpipes, ukuleles, pipas, church bells, didgeridoos, and many others. If it makes a sound, I've probably appraised one. I also am qualified to appraise musical ephemera, such as posters, artwork, costumes, etc. I have a particular affinity for instruments and objects with celebrity associations (which in many cases can greatly add to the value.) I can prepare appraisals for insurance valuations, tax purposes, or any other reason. My client list includes rock stars, universities and major museums from around the world.

And hopefully, you.


  • Ephemera
  • Memorabilia - Entertainment
  • Music - Instruments


  • Appraisal Review
  • Authentication
  • Consultant
  • Expert Witness
  • Non-Cash Charitable Donations

Performs Appraisals Of

  • Ephemera
  • Memorabilia - Entertainment
  • Music - Instruments


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